Jessie Hunter, DDS
Dr. Hunter is certified by the American Board of Pediatric Dentistry. A Board-Certified Pediatric Dentist has successfully completed accredited training and a voluntary examination process designed to continually validate the knowledge, skills, and experience requisite to the delivery of quality patient care.
Dr. Hunter was raised in Oklahoma and attended Oklahoma State University for her undergraduate studies. She received her dental degree (D.D.S.) from the University of Oklahoma Dental School and her pediatric dentistry training from Louisiana State University.
She is a member of the Texas Dental Association, Texas Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, American Dental Association, American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, and Southwestern Society of Pediatric Dentistry. She has been practicing in Allen since 2005. Dr. Hunter lives in Frisco with her husband, Brandon, and three children, Haidyn, Austin, and Dylan.
Karen Coe, DDS
Dr. Coe is a Board Certified Pediatric Dentist. She completed her undergraduate studies at San Tomas University in Colombia, South America, before completing three post graduate residency programs at Miami Valley Hospital of Ohio. During the next four years, she joined the Ohio State University dental program and completed a General Practice Residency.
During one of these years, she was Chief Resident, and during two of these years, she completed a Pediatric Dental Fellowship at the Nationwide Children’s Hospital.
Dr. Karen completed her Pediatric Dentistry residency program in Massachusetts with Lutheran Medical Center of New York. She is a member of the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, American Dental Association, and Texas Dental Association. Dr. Coe lives in McKinney with her husband, Josh, their two daughters, Kamila and Klarisa. She enjoys dancing, traveling, and cooking with her husband and family.
Meet Our Team
Our pediatric dentists in Allen, Texas, absolutely love working with kids, as do the members of our wonderful dental team. We always strive to help children have a fun, happy experience at Allen Pediatric Dentistry by providing excellent customer service and kid-friendly amenities. Learn more about our team members by reading the biographies below.
Lori, Office Manager (RDA)
Lori joined our team as an office manager in December 2013. She has been in dentistry since June of 2000. If you have any concerns with our office, no matter how small, she would love to help you with anything you may need.
On the weekends, her husband and family are a big part of her life. She also enjoys reading good books and playing with her chocolate Lab, Ava.
Katrina, Patient Coordinator (RDA)
When Katrina joined our team in 1998, she was already a seasoned veteran in the dental field. Not only is Katrina in charge of coordinating our busy office schedule and accommodating our patients’ scheduling needs, but she is also a registered dental assistant with certifications in CPR, nitrous oxide, radiology, infection control and coronal polishing.
Katrina and her husband have two daughters, Danielle and Dayna. Away from the office, she likes to travel (especially to Las Vegas) and spend time with her family and close friends.
Stacy, Accounts Receivable (RDA)
Stacy has been a member of our office for over 15 years! After working in the back office for many years she is now in charge of our accounts receivable department. Stacy is always happy to answer any questions you have regarding finances. She is also RDA and CPR certified and still lends a hand in the back when we need her.
Stacy and her husband, John, have been married since 1999, and together have three children, Marissa, Johnny, and Anthony.
Lindsey, Insurance Coordinator (RDA)
Lindsey joined our practice in April 2016. Although she is new to pediatrics, she has been in the dental field since 2011. She is our Insurance Coordinator and can help with any questions or concerns when it comes to your treatment fees and out of pocket expenses. Lindsey is also RDA and CPR certified.
She currently resides in McKinney TX with her husband and three children. In her spare time she likes to relax with her family and enjoys photography!
Angie, Front Desk
Angie has been in dentistry since 2004. She is the first warm face you will see when entering our office. She loves to build relationships with patients the minute they walk in the door. If you ever have any requests, please let her know and she would love to help make your experience in our office a great one.
Angie resides in Wylie with her family and 3 dogs Sparticus, Pandora and Tequila.
Chelsi, Dental Hygienist (RDH)
Chelsi graduated from the esteemed dental hygiene program at Tyler Junior College. She has been working in the dental field since 2008 and has truly found her home here at Allen Pediatric Dentistry.
In her spare time Chelsi enjoys volunteering for community outreach programs as well as reading and binge watching reality TV. She lives in Frisco with her husband, Tyler, and their two miniature schnauzers Pup and Lady.
Jaimie, Dental Hygienist (RDH)
Jaimie attended Texas Tech University and graduated with a degree in Dental Hygiene from Amarillo College. She has been in the dental field for 22 years, the last 14 years as a Dental Hygienist. Jaimie loves working with children and fits in perfectly with our relaxed and fun environment.
Jaimie enjoys shopping, reading and traveling. She resides in McKinney with her husband Derek and their 2 cats, Greta and Sophia and their 3 dogs, Molly, Mae and Foxy.
Keri, Dental Assistant (RDA)
Keri has been with Allen Pediatric Dentistry for over 20 years! As a registered dental assistant, Keri holds certifications in CPR, nitrous oxide, radiology, infection control, coronal polishing and pit and sealant placement. Keri has a great wealth of knowledge for keeping your child at ease if they become apprehensive. She also finds ways to have fun around the office and maintain high morale, keeping smiles on everyone’s faces.
Keri and her husband, John, have a son, John Jr., and twin daughters, Josie and Mya. Together they enjoy camping, canoeing, and spending time with friends and family.
Rachael, Dental Assistant (RDA)
After attending Abilene Christian University for two years, Rachael became a registered dental assistant certified in CPR, nitrous oxide, radiology, infection control, jurisprudence, and coronal polishing. Rachael joined our team in 2010, and ever since then she has loved working with kids and providing them with a positive experience every time they visit our office.
Rachael and her husband, Lance, have two adorable children, Camden and Ava. They enjoy traveling, watching old movies, and spending time with their miniature schnauzer, Murphy.
Ciara, Dental Assistant (RDA)Ciara graduated from dental assisting school in 2014 and has worked in pediatrics ever since. She is certified in CPR, nitrous oxide, radiology, infection control, coronal polishing and pit and sealant placement. Due to her love of the dental field, Ciara is currently attending Collin College to finish her prerequisites for Dental Hygiene school. During her free time she enjoys spending time with her husband, Josh, and their 2 chihuahua puppies, Layla and Tuco.
Erin, Dental Assistant (RDA)
Erin grew up in Denver and received her RDA certification in 2009. She moved to Texas in 2014 and after getting settled in McKinney she joined our team in 2016. Erin is cross trained in our front office and back office and is willing to help out wherever she is needed. She has been a great asset to our Allen Pediatric Dentistry family.
In her spare time Erin loves spending time with her husband and their 2 boys Gavin and Dax. She also enjoys cheering on her Denver Broncos!
Kelsey, Dental Assistant (RDA)
Kelsey grew up in near by Plano, TX where she obtained her RDA certification in 2013. After working in different specialty offices over the years Kelsey decided that pediatrics was where she belonged. She joined our team in 2018 and has been a wonderful addition to our team.
In her spare time Kelsey is with her husband, their 3 boys and their many farm animals on their ranch in Bells TX!